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Starr Shines Bright

Late Kick Delivers Bulldogs To Title Game

Posted: November 25, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Cole Harris, Fayetteville, runs for a first half touchdown Friday in the Class 7A playoff game against North Little Rock.
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Cole Harris, Fayetteville, runs for a first half touchdown Friday in the Class 7A playoff game against North Little Rock.

Ryan Starr accepted the congratulatory hugs and high fives from Fayetteville teammates, coaches and classmates with a sheepish grin. A senior placekicker, Starr was the hero of the moment Friday when his 38-yard field goal with seven seconds left gave Fayetteville a 30-28 win against North Little Rock in the Class 7A semifinals.

That Figures

10 — Successful field goals on 11 attempts this season by Fayetteville kicker Ryan Starr

25 — Seconds Fayetteville needed to regain the lead after falling behind 28-27 in fourth quarter

51 — Rushing yards for University of Alabama commit Altee Tenpenny against Fayetteville defense

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